Dr. Joaquin Quiñonero Candela
Dr. Joaquin Quiñonero Candela serves on the Board of Directors, the Partnership on AI on the Spanish Government’s Advisory Board on AI. Joaquin recently resigned from Facebook to fully support his wife with rebuilding her career. Until September 2021, Joaquin was the Distinguished Technical Lead for Responsible AI at Facebook. Before this, he built and led the Facebook AML (Applied Machine Learning) team, driving product impact at scale through applied research in machine learning and all applied AI disciplines (e.g. computer vision, natural language processing, computational photography, speech recognition, ranking and more). AML also built the unified AI platform that powers all production applications of AI at Facebook. Before Facebook, Joaquin taught at University of Cambridge, worked at Microsoft Research, and conducted postdoctoral research at three institutions in Germany, including the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics. He received his PhD from the Technical University of Denmark.